DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert DC Photographer Mary F. Calvert

Whoever said that being a photojournalist is glamorous and exciting? Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love what I do and I wouldn’t trade it for anything because it’s not just a job but also a calling. It’s just that following that calling as an independent photojournalist requires an additional skill set that has little to do …
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It was pouring rain the day I went to photograph novelist Lauren Francis-Sharma at her home in Kensington, Md. I was blessed with yet another great assignment from The Washington Post A gracious, attractive woman, Francis-Sharma was knee deep in an interview with Washington Post writer Krissah Thompson when I arrived. Cups of tea and …
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The amazing writer Iris Krasnow, recently a subject of mine for The Washington Post, AND my blog, turned her pen on me for The Capital, a newspaper in Annapolis, Md.        

Mary F. Calvert is committed to using photography to affect meaningful social change and is known for producing work on gender based, human rights issues. She has won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award twice and is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist in Feature Photography. In 2013, Calvert was the recipient of the Canon Female Photojournalist Award at Visa Pour L’Image in Perpignan, France for her project, The Battle Within: Sexual Violence in America’s Military.